You are here: BC > Vancouver West > Downtown VW > 1238 Richards Street > Metropolis
Page Views: 13535
Building & Condo information


1238 Richards Street
Vancouver West, V6B 6M6 VVWDT - Downtown VW

Developers Website:
  • Levels: 28
  • Suites: 100
  • Status: Completed
  • Built: 1998
  • Title To Land: Freehold Strata
  • Building Type: Strata Lofts
  • Strata Plan: LMS3380
  • Management company:  Awm Alliance Real Estate G
  • Phone  604-685-3227  
  • Bldg#: 810

Contact Us®

Yes No

Welcome to our Strata Minutes section - these are private. In order to get access to these Strata Minutes you must get a password from us. Please call us at 604-671-7000 or Contact Us.

Receive more information about Building - Metropolis

Yes No

Receive more information about

Yes No

Building Info

Metropolis - 1238 Richards Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1S2, LMS3380 - located in Downtown area of Vancouver West, near the crossroads Richards Street and Davie Street. Metropolis is just steps to Choices Market, Emery Barnes Park and Vancouver International Film Centre. Helmcken Park, Starbucks Coffee, Blenz Coffee, Pacific Cinematheque, Wall Centre, Language Studies International, Royal Bank, Scotia Bank, Spa and UBC Robson Square, Seawall, David Lam Park, Quayside Marina at Concord Pacific Place, Scotiabank Dance Center, CSIL Canadian As A Second Language Institute, Spa Beauty+Welness Centre, Exhale Yoga Pilates & Dance Studios, Pacific Chiropractic, Massage Therapy, Bambu The Salon, Dairy Queen, Blenz Coffee, Yaletown YYoga, 24-7 Fitness in Yaletown, Kostuik Gallery, Shoppers Drug Mart, BC PLace, Urban Fare, Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre and Contemporary Art Gallery. Restaurants in the neighbourhood area La Terazza, Games Big Fish, Earls, Yaletown Keg Steakhouse and Bar, Urban Thai Bistro, Hapa Izakaya, Cactus Club Cafe, George Lounge, Fresh Japanese Take out, Drew Cooks and much more. The bus stops near the complex and Yaletown-Roundhouse Skytrain Station is less than 5-minute walk from the complex. Rize Alliance Properties quality built Metropolis in 1998. This 28-level concrete building has concrete exterior finishing and full rain screen. There are 100 units in development and in strata. Formerly the historical Canadian Linen Building, the Metropolis initiated the heritage revitalization agreement that allowed additional floor area while protecting heritage significant structures. Almost all suites are 2 level lofts, but you also can find condos and penthouses in this building. Metropolis offers one and two bedroom suites with one and two bathrooms. This top-notch tower features 1928 heritage settings, Art Deco Architecture, Russian Constructivist styling, 16' ceilings, double-heights suites with furnished mezzanines, upper loft bedrooms, two-bedroom suites with fireplaces, two-level penthouses, Ebony cabinetry and appliances, coloured-washed concrete floors with inlaid zinc, copper-finished countertops, hardwood floors and sisal carpets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliance upgrades, subterranean parking and food/retail market place. Metropolis offers great amenities that include a jacuzzi, an exercise room, bike storage, a large manicured roof garden, in-suite laundry and elevators.


Strata Sub Categories: Strata Lofts

Metropolis Technical Info

Building Name Metropolis
Address 1238 Richards Street
City Vancouver West
Neighborhood Downtown VW
Listing Price Range N/A
Floors 28
Units in Development: 100
Units in Strata:100
Property Types Freehold Strata
Sub Categories:Strata Lofts
Year Built 1998
Developer Rize Alliance Properties Ltd.
Architect Name Stuart Howard Archit
Architect Phone 6046885585
Architect Email
Strata Website
Management Awm Alliance Real Estate G
Restrictions Details
Strata Plan LMS3380
Strata Plan Log-in LMS3380
Title to Land Freehold Strata
Emporis Metropolis

MLS® Listings Summary (1) New Projects under Construction  Area MLS® Listings  Team Listings 
(Open houses highlighted in yellow)

MLS® Address Style BD BA Area Mnt Price F/Plan
1 R2239789 602 1238 Richards Street 2 Storey,lof 1 1 884 $443 $948,500 N/A
Listings Listed By:  1. Dexter Associates Realty   
Legend: BD - Bedroom, BA - Bathroom, Mnt - Maintenance Fee, $/sqft - Dollars per square foot.
MLS® Listings Summary Print view

MLS® Disclaimer for BC: This representation is based in whole or in part on data generated by the Chilliwack & District Real Estate Board, Fraser Valley Real Estate Board or Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver which assumes no responsibility for its accuracy.

Metropolis MLS® Listings And/Or Area MLS® Listings

602 1238 RICHARDS .. 1 Bed, 1 Bath,884 Sqft.  $948,500 Dexter Associates Realty
602 1238 RICHARDS .. 1 Bed, 1 Bath,884 Sqft.  $948,500 Dexter Associates Realty
(Nearby Listing)
503 1280 RICHARDS .. 2 Bed, 2 Bath,1243 Sqft.  $1,598,000 Coldwell Banker Westburn Rlty.
(Nearby Listing)
1001 1280 RICHARDS.. 1 Bed, 1 Bath,970 Sqft.  $1,168,000 Century 21 In Town Realty
(Nearby Listing)

Metropolis Building & Common Area Photos

Building Exterior
Exterior Front
Choices Market
Exterior Front
Building Exterior
Exterior Front
Exterior Side

Metropolis, 1238 Richards Street - Suite Summary View All 

# Suite Address Postal S/L PID Plan No S/F BA BD
1 201 1238 Richards N/A N/A N/A N/A 1880 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
2 202 1238 Richards N/A N/A N/A N/A 1076 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
3 203 1238 Richards N/A N/A N/A N/A 1936 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Patio
4 204 1238 Richards N/A N/A N/A N/A 802 sq.ft. N/A 1 Bedroom + Patio
5 205 1238 Richards N/A N/A N/A N/A 671 sq.ft. N/A 1 Bedroom + Patio
6 206 1238 Richards N/A N/A N/A N/A 703 sq.ft. N/A 1 Bedroom + Patio
7 401 1238 Richards N/A N/A N/A N/A 504 sq.ft. N/A Studio
8 402 1238 Richards N/A N/A N/A N/A 450 sq.ft. N/A Studio
9 403 1238 Richards N/A N/A N/A N/A 501 sq.ft. N/A Studio
10 404 1238 Richards N/A N/A N/A N/A 407 sq.ft. N/A Studio
Floor Plan Creator 

Typical Floor Plan (Click image to go to BCFP)


Typical Floor Plan (Click image to go to BCFP)


Complex Site Map 3(Click image to enlarge)


Complex Site Map 4(Click image to enlarge)


Metropolis Videos

Metropolis-1238 Richards Street, Vancouver
605-1238 Richards Street, Vancouver

Metropolis Maps (Google, Google Street View, Bing Aerial View, Area Condos, Walk Score)

Google Street View
Google Map
Bing Areal View
Please click the image above to view respective full map. This will open in a new window.

Other Buildings in Complex/Area

  1. A Eden - 1225 RICHARDS STREET - BCS522
  2. B 1241 Homer - 1241 HOMER STREET - BCS3228
  3. C Grace Tower - 1280 RICHARDS STREET - BCS747
  4. D ILIAD - 1245 HOMER STREET - LMS3940
  5. E Park Plaza - 1186 RICHARDS STREET - LMS2174
  6. F Grace - 1288 RICHARDS STREET - BCS747
  7. G Oscar - 1295 RICHARDS STREET - BCS147
  8. H Grace - 499 DRAKE STREET - BCS747
  9. I City Crest - 1155 HOMER STREET - LMS1114
  10. J The Grafton - 1238 HOMER STREET - LMS3182
  11. K Space - 1238 SEYMOUR STREET - LMS2446
  12. L Park Plaza - 1188 RICHARDS STREET - LMS2174
  13. M Murchies Building - 1216 HOMER STREET - LMS2686
  14. N Ellison - 1228 HOMER STREET - BCS2588
  15. O Metroliving - 1168 RICHARDS STREET - BCS1906
  16. P 1180 Homer - 1180 HOMER STREET - BCS2462
  17. Q Elan - 1255 SEYMOUR STREET - BCP10699
  18. R Alda - 1275 HAMILTON STREET - BCS106
  19. S Pacific Pt. - 1323 Homer AVE - VAS2540
  20. T Greenwich Place - 1226 HAMILTON STREET - LMS3198
  21. U H&H - 1133 HOMER STREET - BCS3027
  22. V Brava - 1199 SEYMOUR STREET - BCS1172
  23. W 1230 Hamilton - 1230 HAMILTON STREET - LMS895
  24. X Governor's Villa II - 1318 HOMER STREET - LMS1725
  25. Y The Hamilton - 1178 HAMILTON STREET - LMS2361
  26. Z Governor's Villa 1 - 1328 HOMER STREET - LMS1725
View All Buildings in Vancouver West

Other Featured Rentals (32) Search Rentals 
(Note: We are not rental agents, please contact poster of each Ad.)

# Address Building City BD BA Rate Area Type F/UF F/P AVAIL SRC Map it BNB
1 1068 Hornby St. The Canadian Van 1 1 $1,800 549 - UF - 03-18 FS Map it BNB
2 933 Hornby St. Electric Avenue Van 2 2 $2,500 856 - UF - 02-27 FS Map it BNB
3 480 Robson Stre R & R Van 1 1 $1,900 536 - UF - 03-19 FS Map it BNB
4 788 Richards St L'hermitage Van 2 2 $2,900 934 - UF - 03-19 FS Map it BNB
5 1160 Pendrell S - Van 1 1 $1,625 564 - UF - 03-18 FS Map it BNB

View All Featured Rentals
Important note to Users :
Dear potential renters, we want to advise all our website visitors that we do not do rentals, we simply post rentals from different internet feeds (as a courtesy to potential renters that visit either & feeds are all automatic feeds from different rental sites like Padmapper,Craigslist,1st Service Residential, VRBO, Vancouver Relocations and others. We have nothing to do with what is posted. It is on the user to verify the identity of the suite renter.

Area Rentals From Craigslist

Click on the map to go to LIVE map of Vancouver West.

Area Rentals From Padmapper

February 2018 Housing Market Update

January 2018 Market Housing Update

January had 1,818 sales up 19% from last January. Listings were at 3,796.

BCREA Housing Market Update (March 2018)

Homes sales declined by 27% last month compared to February 2017. Listing were down 5.5% compared to a year ago

BCREA Housing Market Update (February 2018)

BC homes sales were at 18% compared to January 2017. Listings were down 8.6% compared to a year ago.

REBGV 2017 Year in Review Market Housing Update

Sales for 2017 were 10% above the 10 year average and listing were down 4.4% for the 10 year average.
Search Video Archives

Real Estate Related News Articles(Sun and Province) Search News  

# Article Publish Date Source
1 Landmark on Robson a twin tower development of 237 suites at 1400 Robson Street by ASNA Robson Landmark Holdings

The architects came up with a solution to ensure the homes have both shelter from the rain and panoramic views of the city and mountains.

Landmark on Robson makes a statement in its downtown Vancouver location #LesTwarog
2018/03/17 The Vancouver Sun
2 Condo for 35 bitcoins? How one Canadian property agent brought cryptos to the real estate market

Derryn Shrosbree’s ideal real estate deal involves just a buyer, a seller and a lot of Bitcoin

Condos for bitcoins? One man is determined to make it work #LesTwarog
2018/03/16 The Vancouver Sun
3 B.C. cracking down on suspicious real estate activity

A new tipline is being set up to allow for anonymous complaints about suspicious real estate activities in British Columbia

B.C. cracking down on suspicious real estate activity #LesTwarog
2018/03/16 REP
4 'Secret' document reveals government confusion about debt crisis

Finance Minister Bill Morneau, said the country's household-debt-to-disposable-income ratio has been steadily rising since 1990.

'Secret' document reveals government confusion about debt crisis #LesTwarog
2018/03/16 REP
5 New anonymous tipline for reporting real estate misconduct

The Real Estate Council of British Columbia is launching an anonymous tipline to enhance consumer protection in British Columbia’s real estate market.

New anonymous tipline for reporting real estate misconduct #LesTwarog
2018/03/15 other
More News